Angelina Arts Alliance News Release – May 12, 2016
Contact: Ginger Trotter, Marketing/Production – 936-633-3220
The eighth longest running show in Broadway history, MAMMA MIA! will thrill Lufkin audiences with two performances at the Temple Theater on May 18 & 19, at 7:30 pm. ABBA fans rejoice – there are 27 ABBA songs in the show including ‘Dancing Queen’ and ‘Take a Chance on Me’, and of course ‘Mamma Mia’. In its various productions, the show has grossed a reported 2 billion + world-wide. Tickets are on sale now and range from $35-$45 (Premium/Box $50). On each show day, May 18 & 19, any unsold tickets go on sale for half-price beginning at 6:30 pm, one hour before performance time. If all tickets sell-out, the box office will sell RUSH tickets at the door starting at 6:30 pm for $20 each. With a RUSH ticket, the purchaser may go into the theater at 7:25 pm and sit in any empty seat. If they cannot find a seat, they bring their ticket back to the box office for a $20 refund. Angelina Arts Alliance proudly presents MAMMA MIA! along with show sponsor T.L.L. Temple Foundation & A Friend of the Arts. 2015-2016 15th Anniversary Season sponsors are Georgia-Pacific and CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial.
“This National Tour offers a great opportunity to see a professional production straight from New York,” stated Executive Director Tracy Pinkerton. The soaring popularity of MAMMA MIA! is evidenced by the 60 million people who have seen this live production around the globe. People everywhere have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that makes this the ultimate feel-good show.
Writer Catherine Johnson’s sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone’s having the time of their lives!
For more information or to purchase tickets visit the Temple Theater Box Office on Angelina College’s Lufkin campus, Monday through Friday 11 am – 5 pm or call (936) 633-5454.